the summer of 1990, I met a former INCO employee who had
witnessed several sightings of UFOs in the 1960s and early
1970s. During one of the interviews I conducted with him,
he suggested that I go look through The Sudbury Star archive
for news clippings pertaining to some of his accounts.
information he provided, I went to the local library and
proceeded to look through hundreds of feet of mircofilm
on which The Sudbury Star is archived. I was astonished
at the number of UFO articles I came across, including some
of the accounts I had been told about. It wasn't long after
that that I decided I would start collecting all the clippings
I could find.
in June of 1992, the real search for newspaper clippings
began, starting with the month of January 1945 and eventually
ended two and a half years later with the month of December
1989. As far as I can tell, my search was very thorough
and resulted with an amazing find: approximately 350 clippings
regarding Flying Saucers, UFOs and related matter.
eventually made my way to the Jean-Guy Desmarais library
located on the Laurentian University Campus to see what
else I could find there. To my surprise, the library had
an astounding collection of hundreds of microfilm reels
on which several publications were archived, including four
other Northern Ontario newspapers!
the dates of UFO articles found during my research, I hop-scotched
my way through the pages and located several news clippings,
including some very interesting cases from each of those
towns! I plan to eventually go back and do a thorough search
of these newspapers, just as I did with the Sudbury Star.
person who collaborated with me on this massive project is
Todd Fraser. I must also thank all the librarians who assisted
me with this research.